The dawn of a new America comes to life in the visually stunning, critically acclaimed romantic epic The New World, arriving on DVD on May 9, 2006, from New Line Home Entertainment.

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In this sweeping adventure starring Colin Farrell (upcoming Miami Vice, Alexander), Christian Bale (Batman Begins, American Psycho), Christopher Plummer (Syriana, A Beautiful Mind) and newcomer Q'Orianka Kilcher, acclaimed filmmaker Terrence Malick (The Thin Red Line, Days of Heaven) captures the classic tale of Pocahontas, her relationship with adventurer John Smith and the remarkable journey that took her from the Virginia wilderness to the palaces of England. Critics across the nation have hailed The New World as one of the year's best films, with dazzling performances by Farrell, Bale, Plummer and Kilcher. The DVD will feature an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film in the documentary "Making THE NEW WORLD." The New World will be available on DVD at a $27.95 SRP with an order due date of April 4, 2006.


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The New World is an epic adventure set amid the encounter of European and Native American cultures during the founding of the Jamestown settlement in 1607. Inspired by the legend of John Smith and Pocahontas, acclaimed filmmaker Terrence Malick transforms this classic story into a sweeping exploration of love, loss and discovery, both a celebration and an elegy of the America that was...and the America that was yet to come. Against the dramatic and historically rich backdrop of a pristine Eden inhabited by a great native civilization, Malick has set a dramatized tale of two strong-willed characters, a passionate and noble young native woman and an ambitious soldier of fortune who find themselves torn between the undeniable requirements of civic duty and the inescapable demands of the heart.


- "Making THE NEW WORLD" documentary

- Theatrical trailer

- 16x9 widescreen (2.35:1) version of the film

- Dolby Digital 5.1 and Stereo Surround 2.0

- English subtitles and Closed Captions

- Spanish subtitles

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